The Fridley Moore Lake Area Learning Center (ALC) assists students to achieve their individual learning goals and receive a high school diploma. The ALC program features small classes, individual learning plans, flexible schedules, independent study and direct instruction, along with a variety of course completion options and credit for on-the-job training. The program is open to Fridley residents, as well as students from other districts and communities.
Fridley Public Schools celebrated Native American Heritage month in November through districtwide showcases of Native dancers, cultural food served at lunch, and educational activities that focused on Minnesota’s Indigenous communities. November has been nationally celebrated as Native American Heritage Month since 1990.
On November 10, 98 Chinese language students from Fridley High School took a field trip to the Minneapolis Institute of Art, a Chinese restaurant and a grocery store. The field trip was open to all levels of Chinese language students because it reinforced curriculum goals for each level.
Congratulations to November Employee of the Month Donna Siedlecki, who is the technology receptionist in the district’s Technology Department.
Congratulations to October Employee of the Month Rabit Rexhepi, who is a maintenance tech in Fridley Public Schools.
The Minnesota Honor Society’s Blood Drive was held on November 18 at Fridley High School. Both students and staff signed up to donate blood during the day. There were 67 blood donors, including 32 first-time donors. In total 44 pints of blood were donated which can help up to 132 people.
Staff members at each Fridley Public School site took some time during their November 8 professional development day for community building.
On October 26, Fridley High School inducted 33 new members into the Minnesota Honor Society, our state’s chapter of the National Honor Society. Students were selected based on their scholarship, leadership, character and service to the school and community. To qualify for induction, students must achieve a grade point average (GPA) of 3.4 or higher and give examples and evidence of how they embody the four pillars of National Honor Society.
Learn about the Farm to School program at Fridley Public Schools and why Renee Arbogast, nutritional services director, chooses to partner with local farms to incorporate fresh, locally grown foods into Fridley's school meal programs!
The Fridley 2022 homecoming week was celebrated across the entire Fridley Public Schools district during the week of Oct. 7-14. While each school participated in their own way, the excitement could be felt districtwide!